Message Makers

In case you missed yesterday’s Post Standard article…   Central New York Freedom Makers: Students’ posters help fight human trafficking By Zach Marschall, The Post-Standard  on November 02, 2012 at 9:31 AM, updated November 02, 2012 at 9:40 AM Jessica Lacelle,a student at Cazenovia College, with the anti-human trafficking poster she created as part of a “Protest and Propaganda” class.Provided photo Six visual communications students

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“We’ve gotta do something!”

Children have a way of leading us.  Whether it is their naivety, curiosity or faith is hard to say.  But the children of Central New York are stepping up in the Freedom Makers initiative.  Read below how a group of children on Syracuse’s Northside are taking action to be CNY Freedom Makers… Written by Nicole Watts.  Nicole is the Director of Hopeprint, a local

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Imagine Justice

Just 6 days ago we launched and announced to CNY our goal of raising $100,000 to bring justice to a community in the Philippines.  We challenged you to imagine how you could invite your friends, co-workers, school mates and neighbors to come alongside you in the journey. What does an imagination for justice look like in the hands of your fellow CNY’ers? A local

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Loose Change to Loosen Chains

According to Real Simple Magazine there is $10.5 billion in loose change lying around America’s households. Just imagine if we collected even a fraction of that loose change and used it to loosen the chains of modern day slavery! From now until mid-November we are blitzing CNY with a drive to collect Loose Change to Loosen Chains.  People like you are printing out the

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Artists Design for Freedom

The following posters were designed by local artists to raise awareness for CNY Freedom Makers and human trafficking.  The artist’s designs and statements give you a glimpse into how learning about this issue moved them in their designs.  All proceeds from the sale of these posters will go towards the CNY Freedom Makers campaign with IJM. What will inspire you?  How will you take

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Freedom Posters on Display at ArtRage

We had a great response from local artists and are grateful for all the entries.  The finalists are on display from Oct. 10 to Nov. 5 at the Art Rage Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue, Syracuse, NY. The posters will also be on display Sunday, Oct. 14 and Tuesday, Oct. 16 during our two speaking engagements with IJM. Posters will be for sale at our these

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IJM Speaker – Oct. 16

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7pm to hear the Director of Student Mobilization for IJM, Greg Darley.  Greg will be speaking at Hendricks Chapel on the campus of Syracuse University. Greg is a dynamic speaker that will share insights on The Fight Against Modern Slavery and International Justice Mission’s efforts.  You’ll also find out what steps you can take as a CNY Freedom Maker.

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Sneak Preview Week Sept. 25 – 30

There are three types of movie goers. Those who like to wait in line for the midnight showing on opening day of the newest movie release. These are the people that will put the date on their calendar, pre-order tickets online, drive across town if need be, dress in costume, and bring all their friends with them to be the first to experience the story, the

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A Call to Artists

CNY Freedom Makers announce: A Call to Artists Request for poster submissions We invite artists and designers to partner with us by employing the powerful medium of the poster to raise awareness and incite community action. CNY Freedom Makers will print posters to display in the windows at ArtRage Gallery from October 10th to November 5th. Individuals, non-profits, and corporations may purchase posters and

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